Governor’s Awards Ceremony 2019

Posted on Jun 3, 2019 in Events, Main, News

The Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) honored 9 outstanding staff from the DLIR ohana in 3 categories at the 2019 Governor’s Award Ceremony on May 24th, 2019.

Manager of the Year

Anne Perreira-Eustaquio

Anne Perreira-Eustaquio, U.I. Administrator is our Nominee for Manager of the Year. Pictured with the Director of the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Scott Murakami and Governor David Ige.

Employee of the Year

Cindy Yoshida

Cindy Yoshida, Secretary from the Unemployment Insurance Division is our Nominee for Employee of the Year. Pictured with the Director of the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Scott Murakami and Governor David Ige.

Team of the Year

Wage Standards Chapter 104 Rules Team 

Our Wage Standards Chapter 104 Rules team includes members from Wages Standards Division as well as members from the Attorney General’s Office. They include Sheryl Lee, Labor Law Enforcement Specialist, Dale Okamoto, Labor Law Enforcement Specialist, Mari Imamura, Labor Law Enforcement Specialist, Jeff Oh, Labor Law Enforcement Specialist, Wes Lum, Compliance Branch Chief, and from the Attorney General’s Office, Nelson Higa, Deputy Attorney General, and Adam Rosenberg, Deputy Attorney General. Pictured with the Director of the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Scott Murakami and Deputy Director of the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Leonard Hoshijo.

The team was recognized for their commitment to amending Chapter 22, Title 12 Wages and Hours of Employees on Public Works. We highlight their efforts in collaboration with the Department of Accounting and General Services and Hawaiian Homelands to develop processes on expansions of the law. Their perseverance in keeping laws current and the public informed has contributed to the success of our workforce.

Honoree reception prior to the awards ceremony hosted by the Director.

“Thank you all so very much for your dedication to serving the people of Hawaii and for choosing to serve through the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. You’ve made all of us very proud through your achievements!”

– Scott T. Murakami